What Outdoor Gear Do You Need to Take Up Ben Nevis?

If you're thinking about walking up Ben Nevis this could be the most important post that you will ever read! At 1,344 m, Ben Nevis is the highest mountain in Scotland and the UK. As such it is a very popular mountain for people to climb. It is often attempted by inexperienced hikers who have … Continue reading What Outdoor Gear Do You Need to Take Up Ben Nevis?

Ultralight Backpacking – Tips for being more lightweight

Today more and more people are looking for ways to lighten their backpack and go ultralight. It makes the walking easier, lets you cover more miles and can make things a lot more fun. But what are the best ways to save weight and become more lightweight.  I've put together a short summary of some of the … Continue reading Ultralight Backpacking – Tips for being more lightweight

What Outdoor Gear Do You Need to Take Up Scafell Pike?

Recently I wrote about doing a hike and scramble up Scafell Pike in the Lake District. What outdoor gear should be taken on a day walk up the highest mountain in England? This would obviously depend upon the time of year and the expected weather conditions. Below is a list of the outdoor gear that … Continue reading What Outdoor Gear Do You Need to Take Up Scafell Pike?